Edith Sodergran

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Birthday
4, 1892
Birthplace
Russia
Death Date
Jun 24, 1923 (31)
Birth Sign
Aries
Birthday
4, 1892
Birthplace
Russia
Death Date
Jun 24, 1923 (31)

About

Modernist poet known for Dikter, Septemberlyran, and other poetry collections. She is associated with the symbolist and futurist literary movements.

Before Fame

She decided, during the course of her language studies at a St. Petersburg school, to compose all of her poems in Swedish.

Trivia

She died at age thirty-one from tuberculosis, a disease that she had contracted at age sixteen.

Family Life

She was the Russian-born only child of a Finnish family.

Associated With

She found literary inspiration in the works of Friedrich Nietzsche.